Patient Care Assistant

Patient Care Assistant East Finchley, England

LINNAEUS VETERINARY LIMITED
Full Time East Finchley, England 10.56 - 12.04 GBP Today
Job description

Location:
154 East End Road, East Finchley
Hours:
Full time
Practice:
Village Vet (Garden Suburb)


If you are a current Linnaeus Associate, you will need to apply internally. In order to do this, please contact our Talent Acquisition team (details can be found via The Link) and someone will be in touch to discuss and progress your application.

Your role and responsibilities

We are currently seeking an enthusiastic animal lover to be part of our current team as a Patient Care Assistant, working enthusiastically to help maintain a happy, efficient and effective working environment. Village Vet Garden Suburb is in East Finchley and is within walking distance of East Finchley northern line.

The practice is well equipped and we support a variety of patients making this practice a great place to start your veterinary career.

Our Patient Care Assistants undertake a variety of duties as directed by the Veterinary Surgeons and/or Registered Veterinary Nurses and duties or responsibilities may include:

Maintaining Infection control
Preparing and maintaining patient accommodation
Assisting with patient handling and restraint
Monitoring, recording and providing supportive care to patients under the direction of the Veterinary Surgeon and Registered Veterinary Nurse
Assisting with diagnostic techniques to include preparation of sample equipment, processing samples and/or packaging for external laboratories
Maintenance of theatre to include preparation of the environment and equipment and
cleaning, packaging and sterilisation of sterile supplies
Assist with the management of the pharmacy including unpacking of orders, stock rotation and environmental temperatures
Assist with reception and client care including answering the telephone, dealing with enquiries, booking procedures and taking payments
Previous experience is advantageous, but training and support for the role will be provided

You will be expected to rotate on shifts Monday-Friday between 8-7pm and complete 1 in 4 Saturdays 9-1pm.

Our Vision:

To be recognised as an exceptional and trusted provider of primary veterinary care to our patients and clients within our communities. Every patient, every client, every visit.

Village Vet is a progressive, forward-thinking, premium veterinary group with small and medium-sized primary care practices and four large 24-hour hospitals based in London, Hertfordshire and Cambridge. We believe in supporting and investing in our staff, our facilities and ensuring that our clients and their pets receive only the best, modern first opinion or specialist care. Our staff are motivated and encouraged to gain additional certifications across all levels of employment and we offer and support career progression within our group. We have a strong, recognisable brand and are looking for people who share our vision and culture. We have over 400 staff members across our 32 sites and are very proud of our achievements and our reputation in the veterinary profession.

Part of an amazing global family

Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets. We are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team. Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

The future of the veterinary world is at the heart of everything we do. We are all individual but two important things bring us together: a commitment to excellence and our passion to make A BETTER WORLD FOR PETS.

Linnaeus is owned by Mars, that makes us part of their 70,000 Veterinary Health Associates who spend their days thinking about the 400 million pets of the world and how to improve their lives. Being part of this amazing global group gives us the benefit of a huge network of experts and specialists, a future we can invest in and the security that allows us to concentrate on what we do best – caring for pets.

Our Associates are fundamental to our success and we are proud to count some of the finest specialists, veterinary surgeons and nurses in the UK among our team.

Being part of the Mars family of businesses provides huge development opportunities across the group for our Associates.

Linnaeus is an equal-opportunity employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment, we are committed to fostering a culture that is inclusive and diverse for all our associates.

If you would like to apply for this role, please click the Apply Button or for more information, please feel free to reach out directly to our Talent Acquisition team at [email protected]

Patient Care Assistant
LINNAEUS VETERINARY LIMITED

https://www.linnaeusgroup.co.uk
Shirley, United Kingdom
Unknown / Non-Applicable
501 to 1000 Employees
Company - Private
Healthcare Services & Hospitals
2014
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